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This morning my wife woke up with a small bruise under her left eye. She has no other symptoms and it doesn't hurt at all. Should we be worried?

This morning my wife woke up with a small bruise under her left eye. She has no other symptoms and it doesn't hurt at all. Should we be worried?

Not worried.: This happens occasionally. That part of the face can be bruised easily in sleep and it is quite easy to see. Unless she has continued issues with easy bruising I would not be worried. ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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My left eye suddenly feels like it's bruised?

My left eye suddenly feels like it's bruised?

L eye bruised: hello ~ you dont give much history. Was there any trauma to eye? Is there any visible change like swelling, bleeding in eye (sub conjunctival), infection, or any visual changes. In the absence of any history to allow me to hazard a diagnosis you would probably be best advised to go and see an eye doc for a check of the eye and to measure pressure in eye. thanks ...Read more

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Okay so I know headaches mean different things so if I have a headach behind my left eye what would that be? My eye feels bruised.

Okay so I know headaches mean different things so if I have a headach behind my left eye what would that be? My eye feels bruised.

Depends: Lots of people have "retro-orbital" pain. It's common in migraines. So it could be nothing, or it could be a tumor or aneurysm growing behind your eye. The "bruised" feeling is most likely just your brain's interpretation of this particular pain. Also depends on whether it's new or not. But a definitive answer should come from your doctor, not this website. ...Read more

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I woke up with a bruise like, dime size on the upper left putter corner of my left eye. No itch or pain, I have no skin allergies. H ?

I woke up with a bruise like, dime size on the upper left putter corner of my left eye. No itch or pain, I have no skin allergies.







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Just watch: If there's no pain and no blurriness of your vision, I would just treated as a bruise and watch it. If you had any kind of medication that could thin your blood such as aspirin or nonsteroidal meds, that could be the culprit. If it doesn't get any better then you can be evaluated by your PCP. ...Read more

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I have a yellowish brown bruise on the white part of my left eye that appeared a few years ago. Its getting bigger and now seems to covering half my eye. Is this something that can be removed?

I have a yellowish brown bruise on the white part of my left eye that appeared a few years ago.  Its getting bigger and now seems to covering half my eye. Is this something that can be removed?

See eye doctor: It is likely that it can be removed if needed. However, you should consult an ophthalmologist to ascertain the nature of the lesion first and to see if there may be other options. ...Read more

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Unexplained bruising left eye socket - just noticed this, it's on inner side of eye, I haven't hurt it at all?

Unexplained bruising left eye socket - just noticed this, it's on inner side of eye, I haven't hurt it at all?

Trauma?: You must have rubbed the area without realizing for the result is soft tissue trauma. As long as vision and movement of the eyeball is fine use some heat and alternate with ice for resolution ...Read more

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Top portion of left eye hurts, feels bruised but no physical deformities. When I squint hard or poke at it I feel it. Possible causes ?

Top portion of left eye hurts, feels bruised but no physical deformities. When I squint hard or poke at it I feel it. Possible causes ?

See your EYE MD: Hard to tell without and exam! Could be a local condition involving dry eye, exposure keratitis, pterygium. It could also be from increased pressure in the left frontal/ethmoidal/sphenoid sinuses or tension headache. All of these are possible in a 26 year old male. See your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I've been crying a lot, and now my left eye is flaky, red, itchy. The skin under does not look bruised or red. It also appears to have lost elasticity?

I've been crying a lot, and now my left eye is flaky, red, itchy. The skin under does not look bruised or red. It also appears to have lost elasticity?

Like chapped lips: Frequent tear overflow can wash away skin oils and protectants and cause surface damage similar to the chapping that lips sometimes suffer. One would hope that what ever the reason for the sadness is now over. But if the crying persists, you might protect the skin with emollient cream or vaseline which will protect it from the effects of the tears. ...Read more

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Bruises mysteriously found on the back left & right side of my neck, and left eye, plus ongoing pain in my left shoulder, what might this mean?

Bruises mysteriously found on the back left & right side of my neck, and left eye, plus ongoing pain in my left shoulder, what might this mean?

Bruises: Mysterious bruising requires a comprehensive evaluation and work up. You should visit your family physician and a hematologist (if necessary) to get a complete physical as well as blood work to further evaluate for clotting deficiencies, anemia, liver abnormalities, leukemia and other conditions that be responsible for these symptoms. ...Read more

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My skin in both eye contours looks bruised and a vein is visible under left eye. Will thickening skin with 1% retinol restore a natural colour?

My skin in both eye contours looks bruised and a vein is visible under left eye. Will thickening skin with 1% retinol restore a natural colour?

Not likely: Discoloration in the lower eyelids is genetic in some individuals, related to lack of sleep in others and related to chronic nasal allergies. Review your lifestyle. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, and junk food. Get a good night sleep, exercise and move through the day, and eat wholesome unprocessed food with fresh vegetables, high quality protein, anti-inflammatory whole grains, and fresh fruits. ...Read more

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I am currently experiencing pain in the inner corner of my left eye. No redness, itchiness or visible swelling but it feels bruised. Pain in eyeball?

I am currently experiencing pain in the inner corner of my left eye. No redness, itchiness or visible swelling but it feels bruised.  Pain in eyeball?

Meibomian gland: Consult with us to see if one of the small Meibomian glands is clogged and a likely cause of such symptoms. see eyedoc2020@blogspot.com for more details. ...Read more

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Seems like my left eye twitch spasm has most disappeared however inthe corner of eye by nose it looks like dark bruise on skin by nose in deep crevice?

Seems like my left eye twitch spasm has most disappeared however inthe corner of eye by nose it looks like dark bruise on skin by nose in deep crevice?

Subconjunctival heme: You probably a small bruise (subconjunctival hemorrhage) that was probably caused by rubbing due to your itchy eyes. You also may have some swollen medial canthal tissue that is redder and irritated. I'd continue with artificial tears like refresh optive, !& if itchy, zaditor (ketotifen) eye drops. If you are not getting better, have an eye md check your eyes. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

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